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MMC Professor Attending McGovern Conference


Published Date11\3\2011
Dr. Rich Lofthus of Mount Marty College will be attending the McGovern Conference entitled “The Plains Political Tradition: South Dakota’s Political Culture” at Dakota Wesleyan University on November 14, 2011, where he will be the Moderator for the 10:00 AM Opening Session of the conference that will feature Senator George McGovern. The session is entitled “Reflections on South Dakota’s Political Past, Present and Future.” A new book entitled “The Plains Political Tradition: Essays on South Dakota Political Culture has just been released by the South Dakota State Historical Society Press, and it will be introduced at the McGovern Conference. Dr. Lofthus contributed to the book by compiling information about South Dakota’s political parties, election results and voter turnout statistics.